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Goods train derailed
NPN: Dimapur, 08 Jul 2008
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Published on 9 Jul. 2008 1:18 AM IST
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A Guwahati-bound empty goods train originating from Dimapur got derailed between Dhansiri and Daldali under Assam, some 26 km from Dimapur Railway station on Tuesday at around 3:52 p.m.
According to railway officials, only three wagons of the train were derailed while the exact cause of the derailment could not be ascertained. The officials also said that relief operation got underway only at around 7:45 p.m after the Accident Relief Train (ART) from Lumding reached the accident spot.
Except for temporary termination of the 5665 and 5666 BG train service, all other trains would resume services after the tracks were being cleared, railway officials said and added the relief work was expected to be over by midnight.
Meanwhile, passengers of various trains were seen stranded in the Dimapur railway platform.
(Staff Reporter)

 
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